Other people's business


New Statesman
“There are still some bad debts lurking in there"
By Helen Roxburgh - 17 September 12:29

Business quote of the day.

When it comes to the environment, business must adapt or die
By Tom Delay - 17 September 11:01

A golden age of sustainability lies in waiting.

New Statesman
What's the deal with the New Green Deal?
By Carl Packman - 16 September 16:45

The same old mistakes are made again today by those who pull the levers.

Is there a new wave of entrepreneurialism?
By Nigel Knowles - 16 September 13:48

Dragon's den in action.

Will the next Fed meeting’s decision really make a difference?
By Nick Beecroft - 16 September 10:01

So now we're all on tenterhooks until 18th Sept.

Five questions answered on Twitter’s plans to be listed on the stock market
By Heidi Vella - 13 September 12:05

We've confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned [initial public offering]."

Which is hotter? A scantily clad model in a red bikini or the new Piri Piri Chicken Pot Noodle?
By Joe Iles - 12 September 15:30

The ADgenda: The ASA recently banned a Unilever advert. But they missed a spot.

New Statesman
Robust sales for Waitrose and John Lewis
By Neil Saunders - 12 September 14:15

In the half year, Waitrose saw sales rise by 7.8 per cent while John Lewis sales rose by 6.6 per cent.

Business quote of the day: pensions
By Heidi Vella - 12 September 10:01

“Tackling a problem on this scale will take many years”.

Apple chief executive Tim Cook praises the new iPhone 5S
Apple plays to the middle market with colourful iPhones
By Barry Avery - 11 September 8:53

A play-safe appeal to Apple fans with a traditional, higher-specification upgrade.

"Hands off our Royal Mail"
By Helen Roxburgh - 10 September 11:36

Business quote of the day.

Why HS2 should speed ahead
By Spears magazine - 10 September 10:14

We need bold policies.

The cost of decommissioning a nuclear power station
By Mark Brierley - 09 September 18:06

Conveniently ignored.

Positive data all round: but don't forget the service industry
By Sanjiv Gossain - 09 September 13:21

Green shoots in this sector are just as important.

New Statesman
Five questions answered on the re-emergence of TSB after 18 years
By Heidi Vella - 09 September 12:49

Lloyds TSB re-brand 600 stores.

The employment report does not look pretty
By Nick Beecroft - 06 September 18:17

Here's how to read it.

New Statesman
Five questions answered on the recent spurt in UK house prices
By Heidi Vella - 06 September 12:41

Highest annual rate since June 2010.

Marissa Mayer! There is too much whimsy!!
By Fred Crawley - 06 September 9:21

So much whimsy.

Are Everton FC silencing dissent?
By Martin Cloake - 06 September 8:07

How a free school objector got smeared.

@5WrightStuff 1m  Is a hug is as good as a kiss? Or would alarm bells start ring
HIV vaccine gets a bit closer
By Heidi Vella - 05 September 17:43

No adverse side effects.

Can the Ministry of Sound sue Spotify – and should they?
By Alex Hern - 05 September 15:37

There's a copyright in playlists, argues the dance music label, and Alex Hern agrees.

The Universal Credit disaster was not a simple IT screw-up
By David Bicknell - 05 September 10:30

The whole thing emerges with very little credit.

Apple's iOS 7 isn't for you. But you should upgrade anyway
By Alex Hern - 05 September 9:55

The secret target of Apple's new iOS releases is developers. But that doesn't mean users don't get benefits.

How long will it be before we ban fast food?
By Billy Bambrough - 04 September 12:05

You can't have that. You're far too fat.